In all need resource categories of school districts except the low need
districts, the percentage of students earning an IEP diploma exceeds the 1%
of students who can demonstrate proficiency on State assessments by using
results on the NYSAA for accountability purposes.

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2005 Total Cohort of all students

Summary: 2005 Total Cohort of all students earning an IEP Diploma after 4 years as of August

2005 Total Cohort of all students
NYCLarge 4 CitiesUrban/SuburbanRural High NeedAverage NeedLow NeedTotal Public
% IEP Diplomas0.0170.0290.0240.0310.0150.0050.016

2005

Total

Cohort

77,378

8,983

16,964

14,758

72,316

33,616

2005 Total Cohort of All Students

Earning an IEP Diploma after Four Years as of August

224,822

0.5%

Speaker Notes:

The Average and Low Need Districts have higher graduation rates, lower IEP diploma rates and lower dropout rates compared to the High Need Districts.

The five cities had the lowest graduation rates and the highest drop out rates.